Crime Statistics for Penistone, Barnsley, Barnsley, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for Penistone, Barnsley, Barnsley

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Penistone using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 2020 are the latest figures. The data published by the Police are incidents that were reported to them in that month, not the crimes that were prosecuted and/or had further action taken. In by far the majority of incidents, no further action is taken.

There were a total of 47 street level crime incidents in Penistone in May 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour20
Violent Crime9
Burglary4
Criminal Damage Arson3
Vehicle Crime3
Drugs2
Other Theft2
Public Order2
Shoplifting2
All Crime47

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Penistone. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

Where Police data is not specific to an address for privacy reasons, most roads are represented by 1 to 2 markers or clusters. However, this should be enough to ascertain if the road you live in or are thinking of moving to, is a crime hot spot. The only exception could be where there is a large cluster of a single crime category on a street, as this could but not necessarily be related to multiple incidents at one address.



Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Penistone

We've taken the ten nearest places to Penistone and ranked them by the number of crime incidents in each. This should allow you to see if Penistone has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Penistone47
Spring Vale (0.62 miles)44
Castle Green (0.88 miles)42
Thurlstone (0.62 miles)34
Cubley (0.62 miles)33
The Green (0.62 miles)27
Cat Hill (UK) (1.24 miles)14
Royd Moor (1.39 miles)13
Royd (1.86 miles)10
Roughbirchworth (1.75 miles)7

3.4%
of Barnsley residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Penistone

The category of crime that most concerns people is violent crime. We have taken the ten nearest place to Penistone and ranked them according to the number of violent incidents in the 'best fit' Policing neighbourhood.

LocationViolent Incidents
Castle Green11
Penistone9
Spring Vale8
Thurlstone8
Cubley8
The Green3
Royd Moor3
Royd3
Cat Hill (UK)2
Roughbirchworth2

Last updated: July 6, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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